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# A Person Has Money to Buy 25 Cycles Worth Rs 500 Each. How Many Cycles He Will Be Able to Buy If Each Cycle is Costing Rs 125 More? - Mathematics

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A person has money to buy 25 cycles worth Rs 500 each. How many cycles he will be able to buy if each cycle is costing Rs 125 more?

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#### Solution

Let x be the number of cycles bought if each cycle costs Rs 125 more.

 Cost of a cycle (in Rs) 500 625 Number of  cycles 25 x

$\text{ It is in inverse variation . Therefore, we get: }$
$500 \times 25 = 625 \times x$
$\Rightarrow x = \frac{500 \times 25}{625}$
$= 20$
$\therefore \text{ The required number of cycles is 20 } .$

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#### APPEARS IN

RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 10 Direct and Inverse Variations
Exercise 10.2 | Q 16 | Page 13
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